30 Jan '12, 6pm

SEE: Stunning Recycled Glass Countertops

SEE: Stunning Recycled Glass Countertops

Americans generated 11.5 million tons of glass in 2010 – about 27 percent of which was recycled, according to the EPA . Nearly 90 percent of recycled glass is used to make new containers. But creative greenies are finding some slightly more unconventional uses for the material – filtering water , crafting jewelry and even decorating casinos . Flint, Mich. native Tim Whaley is taking his own innovative approach to glass recycling – use it to create stunning countertops for homes and businesses. Photo: Glass Recycled Whaley’s company Glass Recycled mixes crushed post-consumer and industrial glass with epoxy resin to form stunning terrazzo designs for countertops, flooring and landscaping. “The art of traditional terrazzo is difficult, costly and not very friendly to the environment,” the company said on its Website. “But with our techniques, we’re ‘upcycling’ glass that’s he...

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SEE: Yarn Made From Recycled Newspaper

SEE: Yarn Made From Recycled Newspaper

earth911.com 27 Jan '12, 6pm

Photo: Ivano Vitali/artnest.it The list of “trashy fashion” creations grows longer every day – shoes made from plastic bot...

NASA Releases Image of Earth in Stunning HD Thanks, @NASA

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Tiramisu in a glass recipe

food.insing.com 07 Feb '12, 12pm

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